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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GARDEN GATE, PIERS AND WALL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF EIGHTEENTH CENTURY WING OF HIGH HEAD CASTLE

List entry Number: 1145452

Location

GARDEN GATE, PIERS AND WALL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF EIGHTEENTH CENTURY WING OF HIGH HEAD CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthoritySkelton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73947

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History

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Details

NY 44 SW SKELTON HIGH HEAD

5/218 Garden gate, piers and wall immediately 27.12.67 north of C18 wing of High Head Castle

II*

Gate piers and wall in front of High Head Castle. 1744-7. Red sandstone ashlar with calciferous sandstone dressings. Central square rusticated gate piers with front paired engaged fluted columns and rear pilastered niches, under shaped caps. Flanking low walls with moulded flat coping, ending at either side in further rusticated square piers. The winged figures which formerly surmounted the central piers have been moved to another location.

Listing NGR: NY4028043369

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National Grid Reference: NY 40280 43369

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